Vulnerabilities Prompt Debate On Irish Air Defense

Ireland is investing in new Airbus C295s for the maritime surveillance mission.
Credit: Airbus Defense and Space
Growing concerns about Ireland’s vulnerability from the skies has sparked a public debate about whether the “Emerald Isle” should invest in an air defense capability. The country may be one of the richest in Europe on a per capita basis, yet ministers in Dublin have taken very little interest in...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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